Metisentry Named 2017 Business Growth Honoree

Metisentry has been named as a 2017 Cascade Capital Corporation Business Growth Award Honoree. This is our third year in a row and fourth time overall receiving this honor. We are among 44 honorees this year.

The Cascade Capital Corporation Business Growth Awards program honors businesses from a seven-county region that have achieved significant growth in sales or employment. Businesses headquartered in Summit, Media, Stark, Portage, Wayne, Ashland and Holmes counties are eligible. To qualify, nominees must have demonstrated achievement of superior growth in sales and/or employment over the past five years. Continue reading

Metisentry Makes Downtown Beautiful

For the second year in row, Metisentry’s excited to be a part of the Green & Clean effort in Downtown Akron. Celebrating 10 years this year, Green & Clean is a city-wide project focused on making Downtown Akron ‘vibrant and valuable.’ The event encourages businesses, students and community members to form teams and take part in projects around the city.

This year Green and Clean kicked off May 12 and ran through May 26. Volunteers had the option to sign up for shifts or submit their own project ideas. Projects typically include litter clean-up, painting, weeding and gardening. Many projects this year focused on area parks including Commerce Park. Not only do our offices overlook Commerce Park, the annual Nantucket Summer Concert series Metisentry sponsors is hosted there. Continue reading

2017 Cleveland Technology Awards Honors Metisentry

CLE Tech Awards 2017We’re pleased to be honored with our first award of 2017. Metisentry has been named an honoree of the inaugural 2017 Cleveland Technology Awards presented by Smart Business. We’re among 26 companies to be recognized as 2017 honorees. Of those 26 honorees, we’re one of 12 to be recognized as an Established Tech Firm.

“We are very proud to receive this prestigious award. Our team at Metisentry is excited about the growth we are experiencing and we are proud to be a part of the advancing Northeast Ohio tech scene,” shares Metisentry CEO, Mike Fischer. Continue reading

Metisentry Will Remain Known as Metisentry

As you may recall, we announced the Metisentry and Pantek merge last month. At the time of the announcement there were no known immediate changes and, for clients, it’s been primarily been business as usual. One major change is now known regarding company names. Both teams will now be known as Metisentry.

Since 1995, Pantek has provided global IT consulting, support, hosting, and software development services. Since 2006, Metisentry has been providing integrated business software, IT security and cloud services. Both companies have deep expertise in IT security and Linux & Open Source platforms. The capabilities between the two companies have been leveraged to create a Northeast Ohio-based technology powerhouse. Continue reading

Metisentry and Pantek Merge

It is with great pleasure and excitement that we announce, Metisentry has merged with Northeast Ohio-based Pantek.

As a leading force in Linux and Open Source Managed Services worldwide, Pantek has been providing tech support and cloud hosting services for the last 20 years. In 2016, Pantek’s acquisition of Pencilneck strengthened their web and software development and consulting offerings.

Metisentry and Pantek merge to create a Linux and Open Source based hosting, consulting & development powerhouse. Bringing these teams together allows for the expansion of full stack knowledge creating an even more robust offering for clients. Not only do these two teams provide similar services but, perhaps even more importantly, we share the same dedication to customer service. Continue reading

7th Annual Food Drive

hff-logoTeam Metisentry is conducting a food drive from Monday, November 7, 2016 through Friday, November 18, 2016. This is our seventh annual food drive held to support the local Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank. Just a five-minute drive from our offices, the foodbank feeds approximately 263,200 people every year throughout eight counties in Northeast Ohio.

We take pride in our community. Metisentry is always looking for ways to promote team building and community involvement. As a registered 2016 Hunger Hero, we get to do just that while helping those in need. Continue reading

Metisentry Named 2016 Business Growth Honoree, Best Technology Success Story

events_cccbizgrowth_logoFor the second year in a row, and third time overall, Metisentry has been named as a 2016 Cascade Capital Corporation Business Growth Awards’ Honoree. We are among 41 companies in the Akron/Canton area to receive this honor.

The Cascade Capital Corp. Business Growth Awards recognize businesses in the Northeast Ohio region that have achieved superior growth in sales and/or employment over the past five years. Winners are categorized by Service, Manufacturing, or Technology. Specialty awards are also presented including an Entrepreneurial Spirit Award and First Merit Legacy Award. Continue reading

Update to WordPress 4.6 with Metisentry’s Managed WordPress Hosting


WordPress 4.6 has just been released.
As with any version release, there are new features and updates. Some of the updates expected with version 4.6 include:

  • New Broken Link Checker
    Dubbed ‘spellcheck for URLs’ this handy new feature introduces a broken link checker in the editor.
  • Broken Link Highlighterwp 4.6 pepper
    When using the visual editor to write posts and add a URL that is broken, it will be highlighted. As soon
    as you add a link, WordPress validates the link. Usually a link is highlighted in blue but if it is invalid it will be shown in red to indicate it is broken.
  • Autosave Improvements
    The editor itself got a refresh which includes an improved disaster recovery mode. On the older version, the save process rarely detects when a save has failed which can lead to lost information. Now a message indicating ‘there is a newer autosave’ will display so you know you’re editing the correct version of the post.

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